Youth Advocate, Promise Academy I After-School (Grades 6 - 12)

Location
New York, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 29, 2019
Ref
YOUTH01128
Job Type
After School
HCZ Promise Academy I After-School is seeking part-time Youth Advocates to monitor the progress of each student assigned to their caseload through regular contact and collaboration with the student, his/her parents, school staff, and all other stakeholders. The Youth Advocate will develop individualized action plans to help students achieve academic, social and personal success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Promote academic, social, and personal success for 25-30 students
  • Schedule school visits, meet with guidance counselors and teachers to discuss student academic progress
  • Distribute and review bi-weekly progress reports
  • Schedule weekly advisement/counseling sessions with students
  • Develop curriculum and write lesson plans for career and college prep workshops and seminars
  • Maintain student files and draft case notes to document student progress
  • Maintain and develop parent involvement for all students
  • Support Harlem Children's Zone agency-wide programs and events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • A commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 1 year experience working in youth development
  • Must have knowledge of the New York City school system
  • Ability to effectively engage students
  • Patient, motivated, well organized, with exceptional communication skills
  • Dedicated to providing positive outcomes for children and families residing in Harlem



To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

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